Boxes of strawberries at a supermarket in Sydney, Australia in September 2018. Photo: EPA
Boxes of strawberries at a supermarket in Sydney, Australia in September 2018. Photo: EPA
Crime

Australia police arrest woman over strawberry needle scare

  • Arrest of 50-year-old came after more than 100 alleged incidents of pins and needles found in fruit were reported in September around the country
  • Strawberry growers complain arrest only related to ‘six or seven’ boxes, meaning most incidents were copycats or hoaxes

Topic |   Crime
Boxes of strawberries at a supermarket in Sydney, Australia in September 2018. Photo: EPA
Boxes of strawberries at a supermarket in Sydney, Australia in September 2018. Photo: EPA
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